Association to file affidavit mentioning credentials regarding interest free loan for lawyers: SC
25th September 2020
The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, justice AS Bopanna and V.Ramasubramanian on Thursday asked the arguing council association regarding seeking of interest free loans for lawyers’ up to 20 lakhs.
As the plea stated that the association consists of the legal petitioners who are facing trouble in this pandemic situation. It stated that “The petitioners are the real brief holders in this case . The practicing lawyers come from different states , after purchasing their own office and house for which they have taken the loan and due to this pandemic they are facing trouble as there is no normal court situation” .The court gave a judgment to give relaxation in payment of monthly instalment as well as to give direction to the respondent regarding interest-free loan up to 20 lacs and sought directions against the respondent to waive of the interest on the loan taken by lawyers.